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Plaintiff’s Battery Claim Not Barred by Comp Law (access required)

A plaintiff suing defendant company for a coworker’s persistent sexual harassment of her during her internship may sue the co­worker, who allegedly has been terminated for sexual harassment, on a state law claim for assault and battery; the Roanoke U.S. District Court says it has supplemental jurisdiction over the state law claim and the claim ...

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